About Me


International DJ Diego Mates is a House, Tech-House and Electronic recording artist and SOng writer, who has worked with some of the biggest House & Tech-House names in Italy, Europe and USA.

Since the early 90S he has worked together as a music editor with New Sounds Multimedia record & publishing company for the Crazy Time Magazine (with CD attached). He has realized many compilations containing some of the most important artists of the national and international House music scene, as: Barbara Tucker, Ce Ce Rogers, Sabrina Johnston, Reel 2 Real, Shades of Rhythm, Pamela Bridge, Carol West, Princess M feat. Hugh Masakela, etc.

In the same years he has made with M.T.L. Project, a House version of Yellow song “Vicious Game”, published for Media Records in Italy and for ZYX Records in Germany; and for Palmares Label he has produced, in partnership with Tony Carrasco, the song “I feel you” featuring Lee Leblanc.

Combining is career as a producers with that of DJ, at the end of the 90s he moved first to Berlin, Germany, and then for a year to Miami, in the USA.It was in Miami that he conceived the Dirty Talk 2020 project, a cover of a classic 80s House song, produced in Italy by Mario Boncaldo (Klein&MBO), then released on the Red Kiss Records label and also included in the Chicago (The Sound of Nu Disco) compilation on Lips Records label.

Also with Alex Zullo’s Red Kiss Record and in collaboration with Stefano Valli DJ, he realized 4 EP:
-The New Life Ep – whose song inside, Acid Angel, enters the Top 50 Tech House of 2019 alongside names such as Solardo and Loco Dice
-The Rebirth of the Phoenix EP – whose song The Red Cable also becomes part of Sensoria’s Top 50 Best of Tech House
-House Delirium EP
-Technology EP

Currently he has produced, together with Joe Mangione, several songs including:
– “My Soul” – Diego Mates & Alexander P. (PuccioEnza Records)
– “Other Space” – Diego Mates & Joe M.
– “Here I Am” – Diego Mates & Joe Mangione feat. Venessa Jackson

Owner of the Sondos Radio Show brand, he is on air, with his own DJ sets of House and Tech-House music, every Saturday evening from 9 PM to 11 PM on Radio Spettacolo Web, every Tuesday evening from 7 PM to 8 PM on the French web radio Pilq Radio, and on several other web radios.

Lately he has made, together with Joe Mangione, some remixes for several Italian artists of the Italodisco such as Styloo’s “Pretty Face”, which reached the first place in the Juno Download chart and recently the remix of “Polisex” by Ivan Cattaneo on K-Noiz Records.